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Kanopy signs licensing agreement with HBO Documentary Films

Source:  Business Wire Kanopy, a free-to-use streaming platform bringing in-demand films and documentaries, world cinema, and exclusive collections to an ever-growing fanbase, has announced a licensing agreement with HBO Documentary Films® which includes 43...

How documentaries became the hottest genre of the summer

Source:  TIME Ah, summer! The season of superhero blockbusters and exhilarating action movies - enterprises that demand little more of us than shutting down some of our brain power and sinking into cushy stadium seats. But the summer of 2018 has put a wrinkle in that...

Here are the 2018 Emmy Nominees in the Documentary Categories

Outstanding Documentary or Nonfiction Special Icarus (Netflix) Jim & Andy: The Great Beyond (Netflix) Mister Rogers: It’s You I Like (PBS) Spielberg (HBO) The Zen Diaries of Garry Shandling (HBO) Outstanding Documentary or Nonfiction Series American Masters (PBS)...

Laurene Powell Jobs is financing a documentary movie studio

Source:  Bloomberg Billionaire Laurene Powell Jobs, widow of Steve Jobs, is investing more of her fortune in Hollywood by backing a movie studio alongside Oscar-winning director Davis Guggenheim, according to people with knowledge of the situation. Emerson Collective...

Oscars announce new rules for documentary features

Source:  Los Angeles Times On Tuesday, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced a series of new rules for next year's Oscars  — most notably, a new regulation that could potentially expand the number of documentary features eligible for awards...

“Icarus” wins Oscar for Best Documentary Feature

Source:  Entertainment Weekly After striking a chord during the Winter Olympics, "Icarus" made an impression during the Oscars. The documentary from director Bryan Fogel about Russia’s state-sanctioned doping program earned the award for Best Documentary Feature...

Oscar Nominations 2018: The Documentary List

Documentary Feature Abacus: Small Enough to Jail Faces/Places Icarus Last Men in Aleppo Strong Island Documentary Short Subject Edith + Eddie Heaven Is a Traffic Jam on the 405 Heroin(e) Knife Skills Traffic Stop Receive all of the day’s stories in one email every...

Three New York Times Op-Docs Vie for Best Documentary Short Oscar

Source:  IndieWire The Best Picture shortlist for the upcoming Academy Awards recently set a record for its depth: 341 titles, revealing little about the expected contenders for film’s most-coveted prize. But just ten films are on the shortlist for Best Documentary...